Readings & Workshops Blog

Caroline Brown's Unconventional Journey

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Posted 10.7.11 by RW Blogger

Instructor of applied theater at Cornish College of the Arts, Caroline Brown has facilitated workshops for diverse groups, including veterans, AIDS widows in Kenya, and incarcerated women, as well as P&W-supported writing/performance workshops with BABES Network-YWCA and Compass Housing Alliance in Seattle, Washington.

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M. L. Liebler's Motown Shakedown

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Posted 10.3.11 by RW Blogger

For the month of October, longtime P&W-supported writer M. L. Liebler, author of fourteen books of poetry including The Moon A Box, which received the 2005 Patterson Poetry Award of Excellence, blogs about the literary arts scene in Detroit, Michigan.

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Patricia Roth Schwartz Isn't Afraid of Doing it Wrong

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Posted 9.26.11 by RW Blogger

Writer Patricia Roth Schwartz blogs about facilitating a memoir writing workshop series in historic Seneca Falls, New York.

It’s a beautiful spring day in historic Seneca Falls. We meet in the town Recreation Center, a low brick building on the canal, which connects to the Erie, where lazy houseboats drift by on the gentle green waters dotted with ducks and waterfowl. The room we have has one enormous windowed wall. Four participants, two middle-aged and two seniors, regulars at most of the literary programs held locally, have gathered.

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Patricia Roth Schwartz Tours Seneca County

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Posted 9.19.11 by RW Blogger

Longtime P&W-supported writer Patricia Roth Schwartz blogs about the literary happenings across Seneca County, New York.

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John Murillo's Voice Exercises

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Posted 9.15.11 by RW Blogger

P&W has supported poet John Murillo’s readings and workshops with organizations such as Page Meets Stage, the Gwendolyn Brooks Center, and Insight Arts. His first poetry collection, Up Jump the Boogie (Cypher 2010), was a finalist for the 2011 Kate Tufts Discovery Award and runner up for the PEN Open Book Award.

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Patricia Roth Schwartz Mines the Terwilliger Museum

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Posted 9.12.11 by RW Blogger

Writer Patricia Roth Schwartz blogs about facilitating a P&W-supported workshop series at the Terwilliger Museum in Waterloo, New York.

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Susannah Risley's Different Kind of Workshop

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Posted 9.9.11 by RW Blogger

Fiction writer Susannah Risley blogs about her experience conducting workshops with diverse populations at Schenectady County Public Library in upstate New York. 

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Patricia Roth Schwartz Owes Ovid

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Posted 9.6.11 by RW Blogger

For the month of September, longtime P&W-suported writer Patricia Roth Schwartz blogs about her experience in Seneca County, New York.

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Shihan Speaks Out About Spoken Word

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Posted 9.2.11 by RW Blogger

From July 13 to 16, 2011, P&W-supported poets Mayda Del Valle, Oveous Maximus, and Shihan participated in inkSlam, Los Angeles’ largest spoken-word festival, held at the Greenway Court Theatre.

The four-day event featured daily writing and performance workshops and nightly showcases celebrating the creative landscape of artists on the slam poetry scene.

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Reginald Dwayne Betts at LouderARTS

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Posted 8.26.11 by RW Blogger

Washington, D.C.–based poet Reginald Dwayne Betts, author of Shahid Reads His Own Palm and the memoir A Question of Freedom, blogs about headlining at the P&W-supported reading series LouderARTS earlier this year.

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